An average Dental Hygienist in San Antonio, Texas can expect to take home roughly $32.10 per hour. Most Dental Hygienists in San Antonio, Texas are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by nearly one-fifth and dental insurance is reported by approximately half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18.22 - $37.55
MEDIAN: $32.00

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$38,634 - $80,209  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About San Antonio, Texas

Bexar County, Texas
721,405 (49.1%)
748,419 (50.9%)
San Antonio (/ˌsæn ænˈtoʊni.oʊ/ Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion known as the Texas Triangle. San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city's boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is...
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $64K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $76K. Dental Hygienists in San Antonio bring in $72K after working for 10 to 20 years. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $69K.

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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

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Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 43%